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administrations did but that stuff seemed to work better than was going on now. host: from "the baltimore sun" this morning -- back to our discussion regarding who you trust on foreign policy -- pittsburgh , pa., on our line for democrats -- caller: no question, i am a retired military person and these people who are supposed to be experts on these things and have never served and all but want to do is go to war. the president is doing his job. they forgot that when bush was president, embassies were attacked. we have a short memory. i think the people just don't like obama. they will use any excuse to attack this man. this is really something people who don't know anything are saying the man apologizes. when did he apologize? host: our line for independents - go ahead caller: i support mitt romney on this. i heard the other day of our military men that were over there to protect the ambassador were not allowed to have the weapons loaded. all these people calling in about foreign affairs -- if cspan could rewind the tape and played back when he was over there at the summit when he thought the
with today's headlines -- here's the baltimore sun this morning with this headline -- we want to get your take this morning on the role of the un in global affairs. patrick is first in carnegie, pennsylvania, a democrat. good morning. caller: good morning. i think the role of the un has become bastardized because of the state of israel. all you have to do is go to the mideast section of the u.s. state department and you see and israeli presence in the state department with photographs of benjamin netanyahu and their flag. host: here is the wall street journal front-page this morning -- this is from the wall street journal front-page this morning. inside the paper it says -- and here's the picture inside the new york post of the president and michelle obama meeting with the latest from the view. jim in pittsburgh, pennsylvania, the republican line. caller: i think every free country should get out of the united nations. itthe muslims are not going to t along with anyone, so why try to pacify them? england, the united states, get out of the united nations. i'm tired of hearing hate speeches
on 2016. martin o'malley is making his rounds. he made his first appearance as the mayor of baltimore back in 2004. >> my friends, for this generation of americans to have a rendezvous with destiny, we must choose. we must choose to build a stronger america. we must choose to defend the brave and generous america that our parents and grandparents were courageous enough to choose for us. america the beautiful, whose cities gleam. my friends, to govern is to choose. at this hour, the man and the mission have met. the man is here and the choice is ours. in november, we choose to american security. in november we choose the man who bravely answered his country's calls. he is prepared to answer the call for us now and we have chosen the right president for these times. the right president for the united states. we choose john kerry, john kerry, john kerry. ♪ >> that was the mayor of baltimore, maryland, now the governor, martin o'malley. boston, massachusetts. with more on his remarks tonight, some speculate 2016. >> we are here with the washington correspondent for "the baltimore sun." >> i
insurance from the blast. host: there is an update on that this morning in "of the baltimore sun." "the 70,000 surviving firefighters and other first responders who worked at the world trade center after the attack will be entitled to free monitoring treatment for some 50 forms of cancer." that is an update this morning on the part of the story. remember, you can also send us your comments via twitter, twitter.com/c-spanwj. or you can send us an e-mail, journal@c-span.org. john, independent, baltimore. caller: i would agree with what is being set by most americans, that we need to move on. that does not mean that we forget what has taken place, but as a nation we need to be united and we need to really know what the threat is in this country. i think -- i was just watching a brookings on c-span that aired yesterday. defensiveness by the audience there, and also the gentleman from the brookings institute -- my goodness, you would think that this is just a little party. we do not seem to understand what has happened, especially if you look at other western countries, most notably france, wit
, that was thrilling. my father had been mayor of baltimore. one of the leaders of the kennedy campaign in maryland. the first night we got there, it was the dinner for him. we all saw the president, the family very differently. after he made his speech at the stadium, which was stark, no one ever did that, fabulous seats. my father want to go to a famous restaurant in los angeles. we did. my father said this is really an expensive restaurant, how did you choose the restaurant. compared to baltimore, it was very expensive. i remember him not complaining, but making the point when the door opened and here comes senator kennedy. he came right over, what did you think of the speech? ask me what i thought. all of a sudden the prices came way down. >> suddenly it was not worth it. take a one of the most memorable single images of this convention ran on the front of "the new york time" was you with the women members of the house. but was a like to stand up there? >> it was pretty exciting. that was only half of those we have in the house. it was pretty exciting because of the connection. it was so exciti
issues. ed is an independent in baltimore. caller: good morning and thank you for c-span. the first action of the violence was an organized protest stemming most likely from 9/11. we found a video made over a year ago to put the blame on it. it is a reactionary congress here in the u.s. that all of a sudden wants to do something about it or reactionary administration. these were planned protests, not grass roots outbreaks of violence. we have blamed it on a year-old video. eventually we will lose some rights because of its. host: the occupy wall street movement is one year old today. this is the question put forth by "usa today" -- arkansas, john, a republican. caller: good morning. this particular question raises another interesting question. who is this u.s. government that will control free speech? is it the same u.s. government that allows illegals to access our education, medication, housing, employment sectors? is it the same u.s. government that limits the futures of 1 million aborted babies each year although 50% of the people are against it? the same government that forces
in the papers this morning. here's the baltimore sun -- this i romney was in california and spoke before a hispanic group there and then the video came out. he had a press conference last night around 10:00 p.m. eastern to respond to the video. [video clip] >> it is not elegantly stated. i am speaking off the cuff in response to a question. i'm sure i could of stated it more clearly and in a more effective way than i did in a setting like that. i'm sure i will point that out as time goes on. we don't even have the question in that snippet nor the full response. the person who has the video, i wish they would put out the full material. but it is a message i will carry and continue to carry, which is the president's approach is attractive to people who are not paying taxes, because my discussion about lowering taxes is not attractive to them, therefore i am not likely to draw them into my campaign as effectively as those who are in the middle. this is really a discussion about the political process, of winning the election. i want to help all americans have a bright and prosperous future.
baltimore sun" encapsulate the speeches yesterday. they pointed out that president barack obama made an impassioned defense of the expression of freedom worldwide. mitt romney urged other nations to emulate the free economy and suggested that the obama leadership in the middle east has been inadequate and reactive. this is a short piece to start us off from the president at united nations yesterday, talking about the middle east. [video clip] >> i believe that this message must be rejected by all those who respect our common humanity. i have made it clear that the united states had nothing to do with this video. it is an insult to muslims, and everyone. we are the home to muslims worship across our country. we not only respect the freedom of religion, we have laws that protect individuals from being harmed because of how they look or what they believe. we understand why people take offense to this video because millions of our citizens are among them. host: more headlines following these speeches, "obama talks tough on mideast extremism." "uses addressed to regain the initiative on f
was a social worker for baltimore families. now i am a social worker building opportunities for families throughout america. friends, we work on macro issues and we work on the macaroni and cheese issues. when women are in the halls of power, our national debate reflects the needs and dreams of american families. women leading means that congress is working to create jobs, white quality child care more affordable, and strengthen the middle class. because we understand the america we love creates the economy an opportunity from the middle out, not the top down. these are our priorities. these are president obama's priorities. but we know that every issue is a lawman's issue. -- a woman's issue. an equal pay for equal work is an all-american issue. the 77 cents that women make for every dollar men earn makes a real difference to our families. families struggling to make every dollar counts. we are so proud that the first loss 95 president barack obama was the lily ledbetter fair pay act. the first bill was about america's first principles, equality, opportunity, and prosperity. those repub
at this in the baltimore sun -- let's listen to mitt romney talking about the issue of taxes, on nbc yesterday on meet the press. [video clip] >> people at a high income level will have fewer deductions and exemptions. as numbers will come down, otherwise they would get a tax break. i want to make sure, despite what the democrats said at their convention, i am not reducing taxes on high-income taxpayers. i am bringing down the rate of taxation but also bringing down deductions and exemptions at the high end so the revenues stay the same. the taxes people pay states the same. middle-income people will get a break. on the high end, what's coming in and say it's the same -- what's coming in stays the same. but we encourage small businesses, because they hire people. host: that was mitt romney yesterday. we are asking you about your message to congress. fred on twitter -- chicago, matt on the democratic line. caller: the thing that you just showed on the newspaper when you first open the show, a house republican agenda for this week is to pass a bill to eliminate the clean energy loans and the sequestrati
could change even after voting began on october 2. back to the phones. baltimore, maryland. dorothy is on our line for democrats. go ahead. calm i like early voting -- caller: i like early voting. mitt romney lies too much and he is a thief. devils.ike they come to kill and destroyed. host: this is from this morning's edition of the washington post. the headline, why is it so hard to register to voted? she writes, americans have been registering to vote since the 19th century. north dakotans do not have to register to vote. they can show up on election day. if most americans are not registered by october 9, they will be shut out of this year plus all election. there are several states such as maine that allow the election day registration. she goes on to write, americans by now are accustomed to registration. to most people throughout the world, the u.s. system is mystifying. on the governments create eligible voter lists, in tabling the majority of their adult population to vote. the government maintains the role. -- the roll. victoria is the author of "day electoral dysfunction."
.m. time. here is "the baltimore sun" headline today -- such as the organization of islamic corp. and leaders like the turkish prime minister, the egyptian president, and the iranian president. we want to get were taken on the role of the u.n. and global force affairs. patrick is first in pennsylvania, a democrat. good morning. caller: good morning. i think the role of the u.n. has become a better light -- utterly faster diced -- bastardized by the influence of the united states. you have to go to the mideast section of the u.s. state department and you see an entirely israeli presence in the state department. degrasse of net and out to -- photographs of netanyahu -- >> how do you know that? >> this is from "the wall street journal" this morning. --s as mr. obama's aids the president has come under criticism from the gop for not scheduling a meeting with benjamin netanyahu in new york this week. here is the picture inside the : new york post" meeting with the ladies meeting from " bellview." caller: i think everybody should get out of the u.n.. why try to pacify them? italy, germ
me. host and that social media includes our phone calls. bruce, baltimore, good morning, independent line, thank you for waiting. caller: how you doing, good morning. i watched the democratic convention and you also speak about how obama captured bin laden and all the praise of how senator obama did such a great job during the war and so forth. i think the credit should go to george bush. george bush is the one that set up all these ways of catching bin laden, setting up going to war in iraq. but all the democrats, all they are like perform colmes, they want to give obama all the credit for all the polices george bush set. host: thank you bruce. allen colmes. guest: i think to some extent you're right. i think the end of the iraq war, for example, was already in play when obama took office and in fact president obama kept many of the bush national security people around him like robert gates, the secretary of defense, at the beginning of his administration. so to some extent, you've actually got a point. but in terms of bin laden, you know, there's a clip of george w. bush at one poi
lines that has often invited aggression. if it were drawn in the 1930 baltimore, world war ii might the been avoided -- 1930's, world war ii might have been avoided. the first gulf war might have been avoided. clear, red lines will also work with iran. earlier this year, they threatened to close the strait. the united states drew a clear, red line. iran backed off. different lines can be drawn in the i iranian nuclear program. but to be credible, a line must be drawn first and foremost in one vital part of their program -- on their efforts to enrich uranium. let me explain why. any bomb consists of an explosive material and a mechanism to ignite it. the simplest example is fuse.der in and a you light the fuse and set off the gunpowder. the gunpowder is enriched uranium in regards to iran's nuclear program. the fuse is a detonator. for iran, amassing enough uranium is far more difficult than producing a nuclear fuse. for a country like iran, it takes many, many years to enrich uranium for a bomb. that requires thousands of center fuses spinning in tandem in big industrial plants. tho
after watching a baseball game in baltimore. he was thrown 30 feet in the air on impact and scraped along another 20 feet on the pavement after he hit the ground. i ran to his side and held him and called his name, but he was limp and still, without breath or pulse. his eyes were open with the empty stare of death, and we prayed, the two of us, there in the gutter, with only my voice. his injuries, inside and out, were massive, and for terrible days he lingered between life and death. tipper and i spent the next thirty days and nights at his bedside. our family was lifted and healed, in no small measure by the love, compassion and prayers of thousands of people, most of whom we never even knew. albert is plenty brave and strong, and with the support of three wonderful sisters-- karenna, kristin, and sarah-- and two loving parents who helped him with his exercises every morning and prayed for him every night, he pulled through. and now, thank god, he has fully recovered, and he runs and plays and torments his older sisters like any little boy. [applause] but that experience changed m
writes on twitter -- host: and here's the headline from "the baltimore sun" this morning -- host: and we'll continue to hear from you this morning on this from republicans. michael is from jacksonville, florida. thanks for calling in this morning, michael. caller: good morning. i'm calling about the mitt romney comments. i think it's appalling that the media is blown this out of proportion. what mitt romney said is a fact. 45%, 47% of our country is on entitlements. doesn't bother me at all what he had to say. i agree with him 100%. america needs to wake up and the people who don't comprehend it is -- don't understand what he's talking about on that. host: michael, thanks for calling in this morning. michael talking about the media blowing this up too much. here is the opinion piece from "the washington times" this morning, the midst of republican incompetence is the headline. host: that provides ample opportunity for mr. romney to score points by holding mr. obama accountable for his broken promises and the broken economy. that again on the opinion page of "the washington times," the le
makary, a surgeon at johns hopkins hospitals in baltimore. here is his book. we have about a half-hour left on the "washington journal" this morning. coming up, our weekly america by the numbers segment. we will be looking at workplace safety issues. we will be right back. >> the first thing in our article here is getting medicare costs under control as the number-one priority. and it is the most untouchable thing. but that is going to cause more trouble than any other problem we got physically in the u.s. getting medicare costs under control is the number-one thing. >> usain also, surcharge smokers, and the obese for their medicare coverage. >> right. >> where did that idea come from? >> it came from oz. on the person that put it in the memo, but i did not have to fight hard for it. i ran something in the "washington post" where instead of calling people morbidly obese i called them mega-fatties and i was reduced by the "washington post" for being insensitive. and i guess i probably am. this is something that everybody knows to be true and someone has to pay for it. are not sayin
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